Pocket Medical Dictionary

Pocket Medical Dictionary

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This expanded new edition should prove indispensable as an easy-to-use guide to the basic language of 21st-century medicine and health care for students, registered practitioners, medical secretaries and receptionists, and members of the public.
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  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 124 x 182 x 22mm | 340.2g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 15th Revised edition
  • 0443072450
  • 9780443072451
  • 1,009,507

Table of contents

Preface. Acknowledgements. How to use this dictionary. Prefixes. Suffixes. Dictionary of medical terms. Appendix 1 Illustrations of major body systems. Appendix 2 SI units and the metric system. Appendix 3 Normal values. Appendix 4 Nutrients. Appendix 5 Drugs - the law, measurement and drug groups in common use. Appendix 6 Abbreviations-medical terms, degrees, diplomas, organizations. Appendix 7 Useful addresses including web sites Appendix 8 Chemical symbols and formulae Main entries similar to present edition New areas: critical care, complementary medicine, education, epidemiology, ethics, information technology and management, management, nutrition, occupational medicine, oncology, occupational therapy, podiatry, public health, psychology, physiotherapy, radiology/radiotherapy, research, sociology, speech and language therapy.
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